I would never be inclined to think that my struggles were the same as other ethnic minorities. They were not. But they were real. And remembering that prejudice yields a valuable lesson on the nature generosity.
President Biden calls his new spending plan the American Families Plan. As part of funding that plan he wants to double the capital gains tax rate to 39.6% for Americans with an adjusted gross income of more than…
I’m celebrating 21 years in the charitable giving world. When I started in June of 2000, we were on the front end of the generosity movement. Twenty-one years later, there have been some great lessons learned.
Business owners and leaders are all over the board in their approach to succession. But did you know that God put together a succession plan for Israel’s kings? Some of them might seem strange rules of succession.
There’s been momentum building of late to force private foundations and donor advised funds to accelerate their giving. But a look at the data pushes back on the narrative that foundations are just sitting on billions of dollars of hoarded wealth.
What does a donation platform have to do with major donors? I get to meet a lot of nonprofits. Before I meet them, one of the things I like to do is to take a look at their online donation platform.
Have you ever listed out a parent’s fundamental responsibilities? It’s not just making sure the kids gets fed and clothed.
How is it that some of the most generous people are those who have little material wealth? Simple generosity is a beautiful thing to experience.
Lost by many during the pandemic have been China’s moves to squelch dissent in Hong Kong.
In 2019, Hong Kong’s opposition to mainland China’s rule swelled. Other countries joined in support of Hong Kong. China cracked down.
You may not have as much interest as I do in tracking the growth of donor advised funds over the years, but it is truly extraordinary. Humor me. You can see the explosive growth in just a few statistics. In 2007, there were 162,000 donor advised fund accounts holding assets of $32 billion. By 2019, there were over 873,000 donor …